I have had the WORST time trying to get logged in here today. It said I didn't exist (in my new Google persona) and as I surfed through various Google pages, suddenly I was here. I hope this isn't a frequent occurence.
OK...so now what was I going to say? I'll have a cup of coffee, relax a bit and maybe it will come back to me.
Back. Over at Laura's on Friday (which I didn't read until Saturday) she had a link to this place.
Now here I thought those clever convertible mittens were new things. (click on 1940s patterns) Obviously I should have been a bit farther behind the times! I haven't finished exploring there yet. Lots to read and absorb.
And then on Saturday, she posted a link to a test. I flunked the Kitchener question, but now I know who to curse when it doesn't go well. And I also didn't know that you could felt part-wool yarn. Always learning. And I was surprised at how much I did know. Thanks Laura!
My Saturday was a good one. I got enough done here to wear my Susie Homemaker badge and then went out and about. A trip to the library secured a new-to-me book on tape to listen to for the next couple of weeks. And then, courage in hand, I went to meet up with some knitters/spinners/crocheters. Courage? What's that about?
Well for some really weird reason that I can't explain I was very nervous about this. They weren't strangers. I met many at the Fiber Retreat here last fall. I read their posts on a list. But I was just, all of a sudden, really hesitant to go. It was a low key thing too. No demands that I be a master spinner (good thing since I appear to have forgotten everything I know). It was just me being weird. The meet up lasted most of the day and I just joined in for the last hour and a half. And, once there, I had a great time! I could just kick myself for not going earlier. But, since I'm a bit clumsy, kicking myself might cause serious injury so I'll refrain.
And then in the evening I spent some time with a special person who had some extraordinarily good news! Joy is such a contagious thing. My cheeks hurt from smiling and my eyes were certainly well lubircated. Toooo fun! And that, plus a bit of knitting on the hat ribbing ended my day. A good day here on the prairie! Yay! Hope yours was that good...no wait, I hope yours was even better!